CHICKEN & MACARONI

1
Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I've had this recipe forever and don't even remember where it came from, but it's basic and simple and tasty. Try it--you'll like it!
Photo source: tasteofhome.com

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    elbow macaroni
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 medium
    green pepper, chopped
  • 1
    celery stalk, thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1 large
    can chunk chicken (or one large chicken breast, cooked and cut in small pieces)
  • 4 oz
    cheddar cheese, shredded

How to Make CHICKEN & MACARONI

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare macaroni as directed; drain & keep warm. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add green pepper and celery. Cook until tender, about 20-25 minutes.
  2. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until blended. Gradually stir in milk; cook, stirring constantly until sauce is slightly thickened.
  3. Stir in chicken and cheese just until cheese is melted. Remove from heat. Stir in the macaroni and serve.

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About CHICKEN & MACARONI

Course/Dish: Chicken Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #economical



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